rehouse

verb re·house \ (ˌ)rē-ˈhau̇z \
|Updated on: 9 Jul 2018

Definition of rehouse

rehoused; rehousing; rehouses
: to house again or anew; especially : to establish in a new or different housing unit of a better quality

Examples of rehouse in a Sentence

  1. The organization is working to rehouse families who were displaced in the fire.

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First Known Use of rehouse

1817

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  • : to give (a person or animal) a different and usually better place to live


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